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Commencement Information

May 12, 2023

Gallagher-Iba Arena

Ceremony begins at 1 p.m.

Students need to arrive at 12:15 p.m. dressed in regalia for the class photo at 12:30 p.m.
  • Request Distinguished Hooder

    Deadline: March 24

    Request form

  • Rent or Purchase Regalia
  • Class of 2023 Rehearsal Brunch

    Date: May 11

    Time: 10:30 a.m.

    Place: Meditations

    1205 N. Country Club Rd.

    Stillwater, OK 74075

    Several alumni will be in attendance for speaking and networking opportunities. Students in attendance will receive a special gift from the CVM Alumni Society.

    RSVP by April 30

  • Rehearsal

    Date: May 11

    Time: 1 p.m.

    Place: Gallagher-Iba Arena

    Attendance is mandatory. Meet in the auxilary gym (practice gym) at 12:45 p.m.

  • Complete Reader Card Information

    Deadline: April 30

    Complete reader card information and CVM alumni senior survey.

  • Day of Ceremony
    • Please arrive to the auxilary gym (practice gym) at 12:15 p.m. dressed in regalia for class photo at 12:30 p.m.
      • See map (link)
    • At 12:45 p.m., students will line up for processional.
    • Nothing other than a cellphone is allowed to be brought onto Gallagher-Iba floor.
    • Please leave all purses, bags etc. in your vehicle. 
    • There is no limit to the number of guests you are permitted to invite.
  • Parking and Accessibility

    Parking is available on the northwest, south and west sides of the stadium. On Friday and Saturday, accessible parking will be available in lot 6B which is directly south of Gallagher-Iba Arena. Please see the parking map for details.


    Wheelchair seating is available on the second level (Concourse Level) in the arena and is accessible by elevator. For questions regarding elevator access and seating locations, please see the security personnel at Gallagher-Iba.

  • Watch the Livestream
    For those who are unable to attend in-person, the ceremony will be livestreamed on The stream is also available to view on Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku.
  • Celebrate Graduation

    Congratulations, graduates! We are so proud of your accomplishments and what you will do in the future as an OSU graduate.


    Now it is time to share and celebrate your accomplishments! If you share your photos, your fondest memories at the CVM or what’s next for you, on social media, please tag us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. We'd love for you to connect with us on these platforms and stay in touch! 

  • Graduation Photos

    You can purchase graduation photos from Genessee Photo Systems after graduation.


    In honor of Pete's Pet Posse's 10-year anniversary, they are offering a special opportunity for 2023 graduates. By making a $50 donation to Pete's Pet Posse, a pet therapy pup will join your graduation photos on campus.

    Request a posse member

  • Celebrate with AC/VP

    Celebrate the end of the school year with the best veterinary rock back in the country! The OSU CVM, family and friends are welcome to attend this FREE concert!


    Friday, May 12 @ 5 P.M.

    Seretean Center for the Performing Arts

    132 Serentean Center

    Stillwater, OK 74078

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